hy~gain clr2

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by 26TM5890 » 16 Jun 2018, 22:59

best to spray it with; http://www.acf-50.co.uk

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by Ur5by9 » 17 Jun 2018, 09:33

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It'll look awesome, although it's one big bugger. Diameter of the legs is about 15ft :)
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 17 Jun 2018, 13:00

:) right lads its up, just got coax and check swr and adjust if necessary :)
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 17 Jun 2018, 13:13

here’s a better pic, coax on, swr bang on, working superb
over the moon with it, there’s not many chimneys with one of these on :D
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by kilimax » 17 Jun 2018, 16:05

Looks excellent. Radials are almost as long as the radiator! :lol:

I see you have used two of the double U clamps. That's how I mount my verticals. Good job :thumbup:

What's the useable bandwidth?
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 17 Jun 2018, 16:24

kilimax wrote:
17 Jun 2018, 16:05
Looks excellent. Radials are almost as long as the radiator! :lol:

I see you have used two of the double U clamps. That's how I mount my verticals. Good job :thumbup:

What's the useable bandwidth?
thanks for comments, it says on the instructions 2mhz,
the swr is good on lo/mid/hi bands and creeps up to about 1.8 nearer ch40 cb27/81 band so ideal really
here’s a better pic of the pole joint area
it was hard work lugging that up there on me own and the wind had started to get up a bit, glad i done it though :thumbup:
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by prettypolly » 17 Jun 2018, 20:12

Proper job well done

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by Ur5by9 » 17 Jun 2018, 20:35

Well done, that is some antenna in the air. Those radials are long for sure.
Be interested to see how this performs against your predator antenna, as I am thinking about changing my 827 to the predator .

Now have a beer and enjoy your hard work.

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by The Collector » 18 Jun 2018, 15:34

Literally sex-on-a-stick :)

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by andymuza » 19 Jun 2018, 21:26

I had a CLR-2 up at my mams for about 20 years. When I moved out I intended taking it down but never did. It never failed me once in the 10 years I used it. It was one hell of an antenna and the best vertical I have ever owned.

Unfortunately some builders took it down and wrecked it. I was devastated.
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